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I am trying to print a colored message using the below code. I am able to print the message but not in color. Kindly help me finding out the issue.

What I have tried:

from pyfiglet import figlet_format
from termcolor import colored

msg =input("Enter the message you want to dispaly ")
colour = input("Enter the colour you wish ")

art = figlet_format(msg)
colored_art= colored(art, color=colour)
print(colored_art)
Posted 12-Aug-18 7:13am
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Bryian Tan 12-Aug-18 21:57pm
   
What terminal the code is running on?
12-Aug-18 22:19pm
   
Windows PowerShell
Bryian Tan 12-Aug-18 23:41pm
   
just curious, did it print out the color character? something like [31mhello when execute print (colored('hello', 'red'))
13-Aug-18 9:51am
   
Yes, it did print the text in exact way([31mhello) but it was not colored.
Bryian Tan 13-Aug-18 10:46am
   
try the colorama package https://pypi.org/project/colorama/
21-Aug-18 15:22pm
   
It worked :-) Thanks a ton sir
Richard MacCutchan 13-Aug-18 3:32am
   
Normal print statements will likely not work since they do not understand formatting, and will not send the correct control sequences to the screen. You need to check the documentation for these packages.

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